Senior Mens Management Team Announcement 


It gives me great pleasure to be able to announce the Devon RFU senior mens coaching and management team for the 2023 season. 

The coaching team will be headed by Joel Caddy. Joel brings a lot of experience coaching representative sides, knowing how to get teams to buy in and play for the shirt in a short time frame. It’s going to be very exciting to see his style of rugby adopted by our senior men’s side, he’s had lots of success at U18s boy as well as at Tavistock who are currently sitting on top of the tree in their league.

Supporting Joel, Justin ‘meathead’ Rogers will be covering the forwards. Justin has been involved with the 18s boys this season and brings his coaching skills along with the knowledge of the younger players to the team.

The final piece of the team is Nathan Gosling. Nathan has been the head coach of the county 20s team for the last few seasons now coaching Brixham who is having a very good season so far. All 3 coaches have a great understanding of what county rugby is all about, and knowing the lads is going to be a super strength of this coaching group we have put together.

The coaching team will be ably supported by Team Manager Sean ‘cookie’ Cook. He’s been at front of the operations of Devon for the past few seasons and proved to be a valuable member of the off-field support team.

Sam Reid from Get Set therapy will continue with his county-wide medical support. Sam and his Get Set team have covered every county team for the past 2 seasons providing a professional and outstanding medical provision for Devon.

The final addition to the team is someone who needs no introduction. Graham ‘Sagey’ Sage will continue his role as chief logistics and kit management role. Some could say he is the glue that keeps the playing and management groups together. 

We would welcome as much support this season as we welcome back our senior mens team having previously taken a year out. There will be be information coming out over the next few weeks on how you could sponsor a shirt or coach for the up and coming season. 

Player nominations (Level 5 and below) can be sent in to now as we are making a list of players. 

Looking forward to welcoming back senior men’s rugby for Devon.

Glenn Channing 

Chairman of Devon Representative Rugby.   

Related Posts

Devon Male U17 Assessment Day 2022-23

Coaches Only to Nominate Coaches please nominate your clubs players who you think have the skills and attributes to represent Devon RFU at U17 this season.  Coaches only to nominate. Players…

Read more

Devon RFU U18 Boys Assessment Day

Devon RFU are holding an u18 boys assessment day on Sunday 30th October  at Ashbury Golf Hotel, Higher Maddaford, Okehampton, EX20 4NL Eligible player must be under 18 years old…

Read more

Honiton are one game away from Twickenham after beating Chesham

HONITON find themselves just one game away from Twickenham after beating Buckinghamshire side Chesham 24-12 in the South West Divisional Senior Vase final on Saturday. They will now play Portsmouth…

Read more

Ilfracombe win Devon Junior Plate with victory over Salcombe

ILFRACOMBE picked up the first Devon silverware of the season by overcoming Salcombe 20-3 at a windy Brimlands in the Junior Plate final on Saturday. The hosts led 7-0 at…

Read more

Encouraging start for Devon Schools’ Under-15s

DEVON Schools’ Under-15s made an encouraging start to their season on Sunday when they hosted Somerset at Mount Kelly College. Devon’s A team narrowly lost 14-10 in a tight match…

Read more

Devon U15 girls continue winning run in 15-a-side format

DEVON Under-15 girls impressed again in their second South West festival, which was staged Downside School in Somerset on Sunday. It was their second festival and repeated the format from…

Read more